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Changing conversations and rising momentum for the Good Food Nation Bill

Illustration of what a good food nation could look like

Yesterday at 5pm, the Parliament passed a motion requesting the Scottish Government to bring forward a Good Food Nation Bill, which has the right to food at its heart, joins-up all aspects of food policy, and includes targets for areas of policy which impact on food. And […]

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MSPs join campaigners in calling for Scotland to become a Good Food Nation

So, what is a ‘Good Food Nation’ then? One with sourdough bread made from heritage Scottish grain, delicious cheese from Scotland’s ethical dairy that is pioneering in animal welfare, organic salad leaves and strawberries picked fresh locally? All such delights were found at the Scottish Food Coalition’s […]

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Will another Kitchen Table Talk change the world?

Nourish Scotland, along with other members of the Scottish Food Coalition, have been running a campaign to get people to talk about food over the last couple of months. Whether that’s at big old wooden kitchen tables, smooth and sleek office tables, tables at the allotment or […]

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How can we make the healthy choice the easy choice in Scotland?

colourful vegetables

The Scottish Government’s consultation on their draft Diet and Obesity Strategy – now known as ‘A Healthier Future – Action and Ambitions on Diet, Activity and Healthy Weight’ – closes today. Like most of our colleagues in the third-sector, we at Nourish are broadly supportive of the draft Strategy […]

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A Good Food Nation: For All Our Rights

Nourish Scotland and the Right to Food Campaign in Scotland screenshot of the United Nations logo

It’s Human Rights Day, and what a day for the last instalment of our crowdfunding blog series. If you believe everyone has the right to be able to eat well, and that collectively we’re entitled to a fair and sustainable food system then this one’s for you. […]

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A Good Food Nation: For Our Seas

Nourish Scotland is crowdfunding for our #GoodFoodNation campaign. This week we’ve been publishing a blog every day to tell you more about this campaign and why we think it is so important. This is the second to last blog before the crowdfunder closes tomorrow at midnight. Today: […]

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A Good Food Nation: For all life on earth

Nourish Scotland are crowdfunding right now – seeking support and resources for our Good Food Nation campaign. This is our fourth blog in a series counting down to the closing date of the crowdfunder this Sunday (10th of December). The campaign is about all of us getting a say in deciding the […]

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A Good Food Nation: For Our Communities

Nourish Scotland is crowdfunding for our Good Food Nation campaign. In the countdown to deadline day (11 December) we’ll be publishing a blog every day to make the case that supporting this crowdfunder is a really good idea that you should tell everyone you know about. Today […]

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A Good Food Nation: For our food producers and workers

Nourish Scotland are crowdfunding right now – seeking support and resources for our Good Food Nation campaign. This is our second blog in a series counting down to the closing date of the crowdfunder this Sunday (11th of December). As we set out in yesterday’s blog, this campaign is about all […]

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A Good Food Nation: For the people, by the people

Nourish Scotland are crowdfunding right now – seeking support and resources for our Good Food Nation campaign. In the murky world of working for systemic change, we won’t have a shiny new building to show for your cash, but we do have a really exciting opportunity to […]

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